EU renews targeted Libya sanctions for 6 months

The EU has decided to renew its targeted sanctions on Libya for 6 months. They target 3 people – Agila Saleh, president of Libya’s legislature the House of Representatives, and Khalifa Ghweil and Nuri Abu Sahmain, Prime Minister and President of the General National Congress. They are listed for “obstructing the implementation of the Libyan Political Agreement…and the formation of a Government of National Accord”. See Council Decision 2017/1776 amending Council Decision 2015/1333.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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